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Sep 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
bret baier. this is "special report." we're live tonight in jasper county, iowa, one of the swing counties that will likely determine the winner of the presidential race on election day. a little more than seven weeks from now. 50 days. there are 12 battleground states. we identified more than 30 key swing counties inside the state based on the voting patterns, key issues and demographics. they oar marked in yellow on the map on your screen. this county, jasper, named after a revolutionary war hero is 35 miles east of des moine moines. ranks 18th out of iowa 99 counties in population. both parties vice presidential nominees are in iowa today. that marks the 26th and 27th visit by the president. the vice president, governor romney, congressman ryan. or their wives. to iowa this year. 27 times. for a state with six electoral votes. here in newton, maytag appliance was the big employer for years about closed up five years ago. with it, many jobs left. this town has union influence but it's increasingly drifting republican. we catch up with folks in iowa we spoke to last summer about
Sep 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
carolina. every minute, every speech live here on c-span. next, president obama speaking at an iowa rally than a discussion about the 1972 democratic convention. after that we will show you peaches -- speeches from past democratic convention. now president obama campaigning in iowa, a few miles west of des moines. this event marked the kickoff of his road to charlotte toure, the site of next week's democratic convention. ♪ [applause] >> hello, iowa! [applause] oh, it is good to be back in iowa! [applause] >> we love you, mr. president! >> i love you back. that's why i'm back. [applause] oh, this is a great crowd. it's good to see my outstanding friends -- tom harkin in the house. [applause] leonard boswell. [applause] tom miller. [applause] and can everybody please give lucas a big round of applause -- not just for the introduction, but for his service to our country. [applause] and it is great to see all of you. [applause] we've got a spectacular day. college football is in the air. [applause] we will try to get you home in time to see the hawkeyes and the cyclones. i know we've
Sep 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
house coverage begins at 410 p.m. eastern here on c-span. now president obama campaigning in iowa, a few miles from irvingdale. it kicks off the charlotte tour, the site of next week's democratic national convention in charlotte, north carolina. >> hello! oh, it is good to be back in iow iowa. >> i love you, mr. president. >> i love you back! that's why i'm back. oh, this is a great crowd. it's good to see my outstanding friend tom harkin in the house. bob wells, john miller, and can everybody give lucas a big round of applause, not just for the introduction, but for his service to our country? and it is great to see all of you. we got a spectacular day. college football is in the air. we will try to get you home in time to see the hawkeyes and the cyclones. i know we've got kickoff later. and although you got to see the nationals and the performance before i got here, i just want you to know that i could not appreciate them perform ing per us so please give them a big round of applause as well. now, iowa, this is our first stop. on the road to our convention in charlotte, north caro
Sep 1, 2012 2:00pm EDT
campaign speech in 20 minutes from now and maybe earlier than that in that location urbandale, iowa. the president has been hitting the campaign trail hard in the runoff in the democratic convention that gets under way tuesday. our athena jones is in urbandale. it looks like a sizeable crowd. what is the president hoping to accomplish here that perhaps he won't or maybe it's the warm-up to the convention? >> reporter: hi, fred. that's exactly what it is. today launches what the campaign is calling their road to charlotte which is, of course, the road to the big speech he'll be giving on thursday night in charlotte at the democratic convention accepting his party's nomination once again. his goal is to continue to draw contrasts between the plans he has and what he's already done to help the middle class in terms of tax cuts or affordable access to health care and college and what he says his opponents do which is offer plans and proposals that will favor the rich. tax cuts for the wealthy at the expense of the middle class and we expect to hear some of that today. this is his third trip
Sep 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the president in sioux city, iowa. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. with the democratic national convention just a few days away, president obama is aiming to build momentum in key battleground states like right here in iowa where he's making his seventh visit so far this year. >> hello iowa! >> reporter: president obama kicking off his road to charlotte campaign in iowa, the state that first launched his presidency four years ago. >> it was you, iowa, who kept us going when the pundits were writing us off. and it will be you, iowa, who choose the path we take from here. >> reporter: polls show a tight race here as some white working class voters who gave him an edge four years ago now aren't so sure because of the economy. >> iowa is important, and i think other states will look at iowa and say, if they're turning away from barack obama, that is a harbinger for the rest of the country. >> reporter: today the president reached out to those disaffected voters by slamming mitt romney's convention speech. >> it was a rerun. we had seen it before. you might as wel
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
nomination which the clerk will report. the clerk: nomination, stephanie marie rose of iowa to be united states district judge. mr. leahy: mr. president, when the senate --. the presiding officer: there will be 30 minutes of debate equally divided in the usual form. mr. leahy: mr. president, we're beginning about three minutes late and i'd ask consent the time be divided in such a way the vote still starts at 5:30. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. leahy: mr. president, when the senate recessed more than a month ago, 22 judicial nominees to fill vacancies in courtrooms around the country, courtrooms that taxpayers have paid to have staffed, were left pending awaiting a senate vote. and today senate republicans agreed to vote on just one of those nominees. i commend senator harkin for working with senator grassley and the majority to get this vote on the nomination of stephanie rose of iowa and i would urge a vote on the other nominees as well without further delay. there are currently 78 judicial vacancies, judicial vacancies during the last few years have been at historicall
Sep 1, 2012 11:30pm EDT
iowa un colorido espectaculo terminó en tragedia, vamos con la informacion. >>buenas noches y bienvenidos a noticias univisión se diced que después de la tempestad viene la calma, cuando se trata de un huracán los embates continúan tras su paso, es lo que ocurre en mississippi lousiana y nueva orleans >>miles no pueden aún retomar sus vidas >>esta noche nueva orleans ha resucitado, a pesar de que miles tratan de empezar de nuevo aquí dicen que la pesadilla hay que ponerla de lado y continuar >>el calor se juntó durante el dia con la desesperacion, tras largas filas por agua y comida entregan lo que se ha convertido en la famosa caja militar, porque todos la reciben, pocos saben qué contienen >>traen seis comidas, postre, galletas >>en blaggimin, la agencia fema comienza a dar la ayuda. >>ha estado muy difícil, toda la comida se nos está echando a perder, no hay gasolina para movernos >>los indocumentados reciben ayuda de fema >>si, por medio de algún miembro de la familia que tenga número social, no necesariamente tiene que anotarse el dueño o inquilino de la casa
Sep 28, 2012 3:00am EDT
showed up in full force today in iowa. the election has begun in the fit swg ste wi ear thammp i ing . >> my job is not to worry about those -- >> tonight, dnc chairwoman debbie wasserman-schultz on the democratic effort to get out the vote in iowa and beyond. >>> "mother jones" unearthed yet another lost romney tape from his in years. bcal n st pars >>'ll ask robert reich what mitt romney means when he says he's harvesting companies. >>> if it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut whole thing down. at he's talking about when it comes to women has the nerve to call senator claire mccaskill unladylike. we'll bring you the latest on the todd akin disaster. good to have you wh us anr hit, folks. ioicoff e 2012 electionn january. today it was the first state where people could cast their votes in person for the general election. the race is on. the race has been tight in iowa, but president obama has the momentum. the latest ten-day poll erage from "real clear politics" shows president obama with nearly a five-point lea iowa voters were out in full force starting a
Sep 7, 2012 4:00am EDT
been questioned but not charged. >>> and finally on a much lighter note, in des moines, iowa, it was not so long for these monkeys to pick a winner of tomorrow's annual football game between the iowa state cyclones and the university of iowa hawkeyes. they went right ahead and toppled the barrel with the hawkeye's logo picking iowa for the big win. before you accuse the monkeys of being bias -- bill, i you know were just about to do that -- they beat the oddsmaker last year with going with iowa state. they have a good record, so, you know -- he's so doubting me. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's the cynical meteorologist bill karins. >> how do you know he's not tipping the one over that's going to lose rather than the one that's going to win. >> because they explained it to them and they're monkeys and they understand. >> the same way i nod my head. >> the same actually. >>> good morning, everyone. we have thunderstorms marking a change in the midwest. we have one good storm heading through reading, pennsylvania. this one's going to wake up a lo
Sep 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
-- republican candidate mitt romney at a campaign rally in iowa. this is about 35 minutes. >> first of all, it is great to be back in northwest iowa. this is truly god's country. thank you for giving kim and i 88% of the vote in the last election. we do not forget things like that. [applause] thank you all for coming out today to hear the next president of the united states, mitt romney. just this week democrats gathered with the -- at their convention. they struggled with one question that really matters for americans. are you better off than you were four years ago? are you better off under this president than you were mammal years ago? president obama -- and you were four years ago? he wants another famine years. but america cannot continue with the status quo. more americans have lost their jobs under president obama than any president hundred feet -- since the great depression. the jobs numbers just came out of our august with another disappointing month with only 100,000 new jobs. just this week, when the democrats were data for their convention, we solve the nationaln debt -- nation
Sep 27, 2012 8:00pm EDT
voters showed upn full force today in iowa. the election has begun in the tirst swing state witharly ane obama campaign isn't lettg up. >> my job is not to worry about those -- >> tonight, dnc chairwoman debbie wasserman-schultz on the democratic effort to get out the vote in iowa and beyond. ott romney tape from heet his bain years. >> bain capital is an investment partnership. >> i'll ask robert reich what mitt romney means when he says he's harvesting companies. >>> if it's a legitimate rape, st wng do by hasayso try >> and the guy who has no idea what he's talking about when it comes to women has the nerve to call senator claire mccaskill unladylike. we'll bring you the latest on the todd akin disaster. good to have youhs gh folks. thank for watching. iowa kicked off the 2012 election in january. today it was the first state where people could cast their votes in person for the general election. the race is on. the race has been tight in iowa, but president obama has the momentum. the latest ten-day pollve fr "real clear politics" shows president obama with nearly a five-point le
Sep 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
trata de un proceso que inicia hoy en iowa y podrÍa definir las e lekz flecce noviembre, liliana tiene los detalles desde washington. ( ♪ mÚsica♪) >>> a 40 dÍas de la elecciÓn sprefl h presidencial, hoy lectores de iowa pueden dar su voto anticipado en persona, iowa es el total de un 32 estados mÁs el distrito de calumnolumbia de vo antes del 6 de noviembre, por ejemplo en este lugar con mÁs del 40% de residentes hispanos la campaÑa del presidente obama pidiÓ abrir casillas electorales en dos tiendas latinas >>> si todos los latinos mayores 18 aÑos que son ciudadanos votaran, ese nÚmero podrÍa ser 20 millones. >>> en lugares de tendencia republicana los electores pueden hacerlo en iglesias evangÉlicas >>> hemos cambiado nuestras w4r5 llamadas a a los diferentes lugares hasta asegurar que pueden empezar a votar >>> hoy tanta obama y su rival republicano, hicieron actos de campaÑa en otros estados claves skrirg nad virginia, ambos reconocen que el 6 de noviembre, 44 millones de personas un 30% de los votantes inscritos, podrÍan haber ya emitido su voto en mÁs de la mita
Sep 15, 2012 3:00am PDT
romney campaign are fighting hard to win. it's airing in colorado, ohio, iowa, nevada, and virginia. the obama campaign is essentially showing with all these ads how seriously they are taking the women's vote in this election and how they are appealing for the women's vote by talking policy. but hey, the romney campaign is serious about the women's vote, too. and here's how you can tell. i want you to look at the crowd staged behind mitt romney at a rally yesterday in fairfax, virginia. what do almost all of the people standing behind mitt romney at this rally have in common? if you said matched chromosomes, ding, ding, ding! it seems like there are maybe a couple of "y" chromosomes in the background maybe, but right next to romney it is lady time, all the time. when i saw this yesterday, i was watching this with the sound off and i thought he was speaking at some sort of women-only event. i thought, how many women-only events are there in the world and why would they invite a presidential candidate? he wasn't speaking at a woman-only event. they just moved all the women at the even
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Sep 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
hour away from attending his second rally of the day in iowa. governor mitt romney and congressman paul ryan wrapping up a campaign stop? jacksonville. now more. we know how important the undecideds are, but governor romney is pitch to go persuadable voters to, right? >> yes. we're hearing from some top republican researchers that there may be a bloc of voters out there that voted for obama in 2008 who first -- but could be convinced to vote for mitt romney if they are nudged by somebody that they know and like. well, mitt romney seemed to be going about the task part of the time yesterday asking the supporters here at this rally if they would help him peel up at least one obama backer each. and listen. >> to find one person who voted for barak obama last time and they're out there. you can usually tell where they are because on their cars, you see the glue from where the butcher sticker used to be. all right? so you can find him. you need to go to those guys and each one of you needs to find one person who voted for barak obama and convince him to vote for paul ryan and mitt romne
Sep 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
newsroom. i'm gary tuchman in tonight for don lemon. president obama making his pitch to iowa voters. as it gears up for democratic national convention next week. >> republican presidential nominee mitt romney took part in what the gain calls victory val rallyes. paul ryan visited the battle ground state of florida. riding the momentum, coming off last week's republican convention. a mandatory evacuation in louisiana st. tammany's parish. north of new orleans. the evacuation covers 12 miles from the towns of push to himry. the evacuation orders is being issued because the river is expected to crest by monday more than 18 feet and could rise even higher. >> why is it -- >> syria's rebels, claiming a major prize in their fight for the country. the free sir yn army says it seized an air defense headquarters in the eastern part of the nation. rebels laid siege for 11 days before attacking. officers say the move was tactical to prevent airstrikes. >>> an apology from the company that makes the thalidomide. it caused thousands of birth defects in the 1950s and 60s. the maker said he reject
Sep 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
ryan, he's got some campaigning to do monday in iowa, four stop there'sment and then he is going to go to virginia for a three-day boot camp, if you will, debate camp, wednesday, thursday, friday. he is going the watch the presidential debate on wed night, and then he'll be with his team with that intensive 72-hour period trying to get prepared for joe biden. both sides are crediting the other's with being very good debaters. paul ryan, this is a big step up for him from a congressman to the national stage. he is going up against a formidable opponent in joe biden who has been in the political world for 40 years. so both sides are saying that the other's are really good and they're not taking them for granted. he is prepared and he has been getting briefings on a fairly regular basis. his arms, he is already in good shape. but his arms are probably even leaner and meaner after toting around all those briefing notes. >> ron mott on the road with call rain on the phone for us on this saturday afternoon. ron, thank you, simple. appreciate your work. >> thank you, sir. >>> mitt romney gett
Sep 11, 2012 1:00am PDT
. colorado, virginia, ohio, new hampshire, nevada, north carolina, florida and iowa. you guys all get ads. eight states. the playing field as defined by where governor romney is choosing to compete. the list notably did not include wisconsin, michigan or pennsylvania. but update. wisconsin, you are now getting added back to the list. in addition to the eight states i named, the romney campaign says it will also carpet bomb wisconsin, home of paul ryan. now we have a playing field of nine states with wisconsin included. nine states we define as the playing field. presidential races are always fought this way in a few states. right now this year it appears to be nine states. but in most of these nine states officials have acted to try to make voting harder. passing laws that require you how documentation you never had to show to vote before. they have also tried to purge voter rules and tried to cut early voting and make it harder to register. in five of the nine states where the election will be decided, in a majority the top elections official is a republican. in those states all those st
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Sep 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT
million each. iowa, $47 million. in the last four months on average of $4 million a day has been spent, in # 3 battleground states. in the final eight weeks those numbers are likely to double. bret? >> bret: carl cameron live in the battleground. we look at the 9/11 memorials when we come back from, ground zero to the pentagon and shanksville, pennsylvania. remembering those who died. [ mother ] you can't leave the table till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... that also becomes headaches. i was very skeptical about aspirin. bayer advanced was completely different. it really did get rid of the pain. put bayer advanced aspirin to the test for yourself at >> bret: it was 11 years ago today that our world changed forever. you remember where you were, what you were doing weapon you first heard the news of the attacks on new york and washington. the plane crash in pennsylvania. i reported on the attacks outside the burnin
Sep 27, 2012 11:00am EDT
. i'm talking to you today, iowa, because, oh, happy day, you become the very first of the so-called battle ground states today to let your voters show up, do the in-person voting, and put this election behind you. and if you don't live in oregon or washington state, i bet you don't know this. the voting there is done exclusively by mail. no one goes to a polling place on any kind of election day. ohioans can question to the polls next tuesday. polls on tuesday. and this is not a fact that is lost on our president mr. obama stumping there yesterday. >> i still believe in you. and if you keep on believing in me, i want you to register to vote by october 9th. i want you to start voting next tuesday, october 2nd. >> so paul steinhauser joins me now from washington, d.c. paul, let's go right back to iowa. everything begins in iowa. and we've got a recent poll that shows president obama has a seven point lead in iowa. so here's the guess. he wants to gets a many early votes in the bank in that state as possible and then move on with his person and his money. >> exactly. everybody knows io
FOX News
Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
a few hours ago in sioux city, iowa. i asked him first about the new jobs report. >> well, obviously, another disappointing monthly figure. the white house keeps saying that you can't look at monthly numbers. if you look over the last several quarters, the last several years, you see the continued pattern, that we not creating the jobs we need to create to put americans back to work. for every net new job created, about four people dropped out of the workforce. so we are going the wrong direction. this is a difficult time for the american people. by the way, wages are also not rising. no increase in wages, declining wages, declining number of people able to find work, people dropping out of the the workforce, another continuation of bleak news on employment front. >> bret: do you think that this weak jobs report will spur the federal reserve in to action and how do you think if they do that, that might affect the election? >> it's hard to predict exactly what the federal reserve will do. i don't think there is any action they will take to have an immediate impact on the economy. fran
Sep 7, 2012 2:00am PDT
iowa state cyclones and the university of iowa hawkeyes. they toppled the barrel with the hawkeyes logo. that means they picked iowa for the big one. and before you accuse these monkeys of being biased, they beat the odds-makers last year. they went with iowa state. so, they must be right. now for a look at your national weather, we turn to nbc meteorologist bill karins with your weather channel forecast. good morning, bill. >> i know you're excited. this weekend, right? >> absolutely! bring it on. >> a full slate of college football games on saturday and the full nfl schedule on sunday, too. >> right. i'll be right there in front of the tv all weekend, just waiting. >> you won't watch a game all season. >> i love when it's football season because you get to make fun of me for the entire season about how i don't watch football. >> there are a couple other people out there in america with you. >>> we have good changes coming this weekend. we've been struggling with the heat and humidity through much of the country as we've gone throughout especially about the last two months, and no
Sep 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
that the gap is increasing in places like virginia and iowa where this was supposed to be a real fight to the finish and now watching where he says he's going to go -- they all go back to ohio. but a lot of these states. wisconsin, all of a sudden a problem. >> it's a combination of things. it's that one question in the poll. so-and-so understands problems we're facing. he's polling terribly. he's spending most of his time at fundraisers, not at campaign rallies. in vermont, of all places. >> here's the other problem i think mitt romney has and it's not his fault and that is americans are feeling more optimistic about their economic future. gwen: they still think it's the wrong track. >> sure, if you ask if you're better off, it's still in the 40% range. if americans are feeling more optimistic, they maybe feel they don't need to fire the guy who's in office and maybe bill clinton convinced them they ought to be more patient. gwen: paul ryan got booed at the aarp gathering in new orleans today. >> if first step so -- to a stronger medicare is to repeal obama care. because it represents
Sep 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
president in iowa city tonight. kristen, good evening. >> good evening to you, brian. well, president obama left charlotte this morning with the vice president and first lady to hit pivotal swing states, and he tried to cast that jobs report in a positive light. campaigning in new hampshire, mr. obama took the long view on jobs. >> today we learned that after losing around 800,000 jobs a month when i took office, business once again added jobs for the 30th month in a row. we know it's not good enough. >> reporter: behind the scenes, white house officials and campaign operatives echoed senior white house adviser david plouffe who told supporters we come out of the convention with momentum. but only hours after the president addressed the democratic national convention, what most were describing as a successful week. >> know this, america, our problems can be solved. our challenges can be met. the path we offer may be harder, but it leads to a better place. and i'm asking you to choose that future. >> reporter: instead of the rousing rhetoric the president had employed before an outdoor
Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
iowa, uno de los estados que definen el resultado final porque aun no tienen tendencia clara... iowa es un estado hamaca porque su electorado se balancea entre republicanos y democratas, y solo al final de los comicios se tendra certeza sobre su definicion presidencial... iowa no fue el primer estado en abrir el voto, pero si fue el primero de los estados le recordamos que solo quedan 42 dias para las elecciones y usted tiene que hacer contar su voto.. si aun tiene dudas sobre este proceso electoral, llame de forma gratuita al 1-800-ve y vota... alli le brindaran mas informacion.. mas adelante:. el presidente boliviano habla en exclusiva sobre su pais y las el presidente evo morales fue uno de los oradores en las naciones unidas en nueva york y nuestra compaÑera silvana quiroz hablo con el mandatario sobre bolivia y en colombia cuatro personas quedaron heridas tras explosion en una vivienda de cartagena, esta madrugada... un nino de tres anos se encuentra grave y permanece en la unidad de cuidados intensivos de un hospital local... segun testigos, una fabrica clandestina de artefactos
Sep 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
and zigzag. something went wrong. we'll take you to an air show in iowa. the crowd would not believe what they saw in the sky. >>> checkered flag on the baltimore grandprix . >> we have isolated showers and storms. isaac is impacting our forecast. that's next. >>> crowd was about to see an air jet perform a complicated maneuver with two other planes. they were to switch in midair and pass inches apart. john miller shows us how this iowa air show turned deadly. >> reporter: three jets in tight formation flew over the crowd at the iowa air show. it is a beautiful sight but in a matter of seconds it all went horribly wrong. ending in a fiery crash full of labor day spectators. pilots went in complicated maneuvers switching places in midair. one of the pilots lost control and dove nose down. >> i was instantly in tears. i knew more than likely he did not survive. >> reporter: in a nearby alpha fa field the smoking wreckage of the jet used by a group of warplane enthusiast called the hoppers. while the surviving hoppers grieved a loss, witnesses deal with the disturbing memories. >> it wa
Sep 7, 2012 10:00am PDT
ryan on cnbc and mitt romney just now in iowa. >> i think that the message from last night was that the president's plan is four more years of the four last years, and i don't think the american people want four more years of the four last years. >> this is not what president obama promised. i would argue this is the result of failed leadership in washington, bad fiscal policy coming from the administration. >> you didn't elect me to tell you what you wanted to hear. you elected me to tell you the truth. and the truth is it will take more than a few years for us to solve challenges that have built up over decades. >> last night, the president pleaded for patience. he also turned mitt romney's policies into punch lines. >> all they have to offer is the same prescriptions they've had for the last 30 years. have a surplus? try a tax cut. deficit too high? try another. feel a cold coming on? take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the morning. >> but the moment that brought the crowd to tears was the entrance of gabbi giffords, bravely, painfully, heroically crossing th
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